The Internship and Project Specialist will manage the student Sustainability Internship program, develop marketing and communication materials for the Office of Sustainability, organize and oversee multiple community-facing events, and develop and implement new student programs. Hire and lead a team of 10+ interns and provide guidance and mentorship on intern primary and secondary projects. Develop and lead intern committees as needed to facilitate the completion of large projects. In collaboration with and with oversight from the Program Manager, develop new graphics, videos, and media to display on the website. Develop posters, brochures, and other marketing materials to use as resources for programs. Create videos and other media to help educate the Brown community on waste management, sustainable transportation options, and other programs. Manage the officeâ™s large community events and programs including the Sustainability Tour, Green Move-in, Orientation, Earth Week, Compost Education Program, and Clean Break.
Requires a Bachelorâ™s degree and 2+ yearâ™s relevant experience or equivalent with major coursework in environmental science or studies, or a related field.
Experience managing student staff, including management of workload; and providing mentorship and professional growth opportunities.
Experience doing environmental outreach, preferably in a higher education setting.
Must be willing and able to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
Skill in evaluating data, preparing reports, maintaining databases and associated templates, word documents, presentation materials and web pages.
Demonstrable skill in planning and carrying out multi-phase projects requiring problem definition and modified techniques, in coordinating work with others, and in modifying methods and procedures to solve a wide variety of problems.
Working knowledge of Adobe software programs including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Good knowledge of public relations and community relations.
Skill in communicating effectively both orally and in writing with all levels of Brown University personnel, students, government and the public.
Knowledge of environmental planning principles and practices, including sources of information, current literature and recent developments regarding environmental planning issues.
Strong organizational, facilitation, multi-tasking and time management skills.
Knowledge of public education and information programs and practices related to environmental programs.
Knowledge of outreach and behavior change theory and techniques, including sources of information, current literature and recent developments regarding environmental outreach issues.
Final candidate required to successfully pass a criminal background check satisfactory to Brown University.
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Internal Number: REQ161223
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